About Blount County | Barbara Andersen

About Blount County

What's so great about Blount County, Alabama?

Tucked into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in north central Alabama, Blount County has an abundance of natural resources and a mild climate.  Surrounded by wooded hills and beautiful rivers, Blount County residents have easy access to any number of year round outdoor activities.

Blount County offers rural living at its best.  The pace of everyday life is just a little slower, and the people are just a little friendlier.  It is often easy to forget that it is only a quick trip to Birmingham, Huntsville and Gadsden.  Chattanooga and Atlanta are also within easy reach.

Blount County residents enjoy the benefits of having excellent schools, modern and accessible health care facilities, a thriving religious community, well trained and equipped police and fire departments, local government that is highly professional and fiscally responsible, an extensive network of non-profits, an extremely effective Chamber of Commerce, and a business community that believes in good corporate citizenship.

All of this contributes to the exceptional quality of life experienced by the citizens of Blount County.  We know that Blount County is a great place to live, and we are sure that you will agree!